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KurtPikachu2001

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« on: 12-29-2006 18:51 »

What other cartoons can you name take place in the future?  Besides The Jetsons and the obvious.
fryfanSpyOrama

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« Reply #1 on: 12-29-2006 19:03 »

Galaxy High, Buzz Lightyear of Star Command.
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« Reply #2 on: 12-29-2006 19:23 »
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GOB: Batman... let me finish... Of The Future!
coldangel

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« Reply #3 on: 12-29-2006 22:13 »

A lot of Japanese anime.
Cowboy Bebop, Neon Genesis (and anything else mecha-related). GITS, Akira.
Blue Gender, interestingly, is about a spiky orange-haired loser who gets cryogenically frozen in our time and awakened in the future. Hah. The similarity ends there, but Yuji's very Fry-ish to begin with.
tyraniak

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« Reply #4 on: 12-30-2006 01:23 »

Starblazers, Battle of the Planets, almost any anime to be honest
MrBlonde

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« Reply #5 on: 12-30-2006 19:35 »

Tripping The Rift. I pretty sure it's set in the future.
Unlucky13

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« Reply #6 on: 12-30-2006 20:48 »

I'm not entirely sure but i think Invader Zim might take place in the future cuz they have hovering computers and such and they have things in "history" that never happened and stuff like that but i don't know if they ever actually said what time it takes place
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« Reply #7 on: 12-30-2006 21:16 »

The Star Wars Droids series from the eighties is another example.
tyraniak

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« Reply #8 on: 12-31-2006 01:49 »

well, almost all the 80s cartoons were somewhat futuristic, transformers, Voltron, MASK, the list goes on
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« Reply #9 on: 12-31-2006 07:31 »

Oh! I just remembered Reboot too!
coldangel

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« Reply #10 on: 01-01-2007 05:54 »

The animated series of Star Trek.

Hey, was Captain Planet set in the future or what? They seemed to have pretty high technology...
...errrm, not that I ever, uh... watched it... or anything...
David A

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« Reply #11 on: 01-01-2007 15:38 »

 
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Originally posted by tyraniak:
Starblazers, Battle of the Planets, almost any anime to be honest

Plenty of anime takes place in the future, but just as much, if not more, does not.

 
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Originally posted by Nurdbot:
Oh! I just remembered Reboot too!

Reboot doesn't take place in the future.  It takes place inside a computer.

 
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Originally posted by coldangel_1:
Hey, was Captain Planet set in the future or what? They seemed to have pretty high technology...

I don't think so; I think that it was just written by people who didn't have a very firm grasp on reality.

Speak softly. Drive a Sherman tank.
fryfanSpyOrama

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« Reply #12 on: 01-15-2007 21:47 »

Legion of Superheros, RoboCop cartoon, TMNT Fast Forward, Clone Wars,
Zogonif

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« Reply #13 on: 01-19-2007 01:18 »

Teknomans another one
fryfanSpyOrama

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« Reply #14 on: 01-19-2007 20:33 »

Bots Master, Captain N, My Life As A Teenage Robot, Bucky O'Hare,
tyraniak

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« Reply #15 on: 01-20-2007 00:17 »
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Captain N was kick ass
KurtPikachu2001

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« Reply #16 on: 01-20-2007 18:51 »

I never knew Captain N took place in the future.  I liked it when it was out.  The Sonic cartoon that was on Saturdays on ABC took place in the future.  The year 3235 to be exact.   
Pikka Bird

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« Reply #17 on: 01-22-2007 21:18 »

Well, technically the Star Wars ones don't... I mean, it's a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, right?
Dr X

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« Reply #18 on: 03-07-2007 13:39 »

Cowboy Bebop!!!
Cowboy Bebop!!!
Cowboy Bebop!!!
Cowboy Bebop!!!
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« Reply #19 on: 03-07-2007 13:56 »

pikka: yeah, starwars isn't in the future... technicallywise it is futuristic for us, but storywise it's a long time ago
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